The Harpswell Heritage Land Trust is dedicated to protecting the natural and cultural resources of Harpswell, Maine.  Our mission is to preserve and protect Harpswell’s natural resources, cultural heritage and access to the outdoors through targeted conservation, responsible stewardship and education.

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Harpswell Day: A Celebration of Traditional Handcrafts and Subsistence Skills

Join Harpswell Historical Society and Harpswell Heritage Land Trust for a celebration of traditional handcrafts and subsistence skills. Saturday, Oct. 1 from 12-4 p.m., rain or shine, at the Harpswell Historical Society, 929 Harpswell Neck Road. For all ages, there will be many things to see, do and learn about during this free event celebrating […]

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Nature Day Camp Photos 2016

2016 was a great year for Harpswell Heritage Land Trust’s Nature Day Camp!  We offered four weeks of camp — two weeks for preschoolers and two for elementary school students.  All were fully enrolled.  Some happy parents said: “This was a wonderful program! Very well organized and well executed. My daughter had a wonderful time. […]

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Controlling Browntail moths as they lay eggs

The following very helpful information is from Tulle Frazer. She reported seeing Browntail moths laying eggs in late July. “I was out on one of my several daily rounds to kill Japanese beetles today, but was sidetracked by a more bothersome insect. I killed about 30 adult Browntail moths that I found laying eggs. I believe […]

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Controlling Browntail moths as they lay eggs Controlling Browntail moths as they lay eggs